Mercure Istanbul Taksim is a contemporary 4-star hotel offering comfortable accommodation in the heart of Istanbul. Highlights include free Wi-Fi and a great location close to Taksim Square. Beyoglu is a vibrant cosmopolitan area across the Golden Horn from historic Constantinople. Traditionally home to European merchants and immigrants, it boasts many elegant Neoclassical and Art Nouveau structures. Nearby places of interest include the grand Taksim Square, medieval Galata Tower, modern art gallery Dogancay Museum and Istiklal Caddesi, a thriving street lined with cafes, bars, galleries and shops. Taksim tram and funicular stop and metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Istanbul destinations. The hotel is housed in a modern high-rise building with a minimalist facade. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior rooms are sleek and modern featuring dark wood furniture and city views. Amenities include air-conditioning, satellite TV with on-demand movies, a mini-bar, a safe, a work desk and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. The hotel restaurant offers international cuisine and Turkish specialities in a friendly and relaxed setting. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and snacks at the stylish hotel bar featuring live sports broadcasts, and a buffet breakfast is provided every morning. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.